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MOBILITY TECH ACCELERATOR

founded by BP

 

 

 

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It's Time to Accelerate Innovation in Mobility

First of its kind mobility tech accelerator program enabling startups and corporates to come together to fuel cross-industry partnerships and set a new standard for mobility and transportation. Startups will have the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with our corporate partners in our dedicated product validation program.

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Unparalleled Benefits

  • Validate your product through pilot testing with collaborators
  • Gain brand and product exposure through program
  • Expand your business knowledge with the tailored 5 week curriculum focusing on Fundraising, Marketing + Growth, Sales, and Product
  • Introduction to corporates for potential investment opportunities
  • Zero equity requirements
  • The virtual curriculum and online community allow you to work from anywhere

Minimal Requirements

  • Must have seed funding
  • Product in market or ready to launch
  • Connection to key tech themes
  • Travel required for kick-off and Demo Day

Emerging Tech Themes

We'll focus on the some of the fastest growing trends disrupting the mobility space as we know it. Below are some of the technology areas that will be a focal point for RocketSpace and the corporate collaborators in the 2017 program.
 

Electric Vehicle Ecosystem

Maintenance + optimization services
Vehicle charging solutions
Thermal management
Battery disposal/recycling swap
Electricity demand + response management
Network management + reporting
Payment systems + solutions

IoT/Connected Cars + Associated Services

Services for autonomous vehicles
On-board vehicle diagnostics
Data mining + predictive service alerts
Vehicle parking + concierge services
Vehicle maintenance + roadside assistance
Personalized consumer offerings
Vehicle-home integration
Mapping + route optimization
Vehicle security solutions

Be Part of the Disruption in Mobility Technology

Timeline

March 2017

Applications Open

June 2017

5 Week Curriculum

June-August 2017

Private Pilot Pitch Day + Product Validation Phase

September 2017

Final Demo Day

The Mobility Tech Accelerator program will be opening applications soon. The program will kick off with a five-week curriculum program for startups. The program wraps up with a final public demo day in San Francisco. 

  • "The mobility industry is undergoing rapid change driven by consumer preferences, advanced technologies, and environmental regulations. The opportunity to partner with startups and the collaborative model of RocketSpace's accelerator provides BP with a fantastic platform on which we can offer our expertise and passion for innovation to help startups grow."

    Roy Williamson Vice President – Mobility, BP PLC

  • "The mobility space is rapidly evolving and cross-industry collaboration will accelerate the development and application of new, innovation platforms. The best startups don't want to be limited to a single corporation's program. We want to bring them together with corporates across the entire industry value chain, empower them to dive into product validation, and quickly discover what is possible." Ron Yerkes VP of Accelerators, RocketSpace

 

 

 

About BP

BP is one of the world's leading integrated oil and gas companies. They provide customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to keep engines moving, and the petrochemicals products used to make everyday items as diverse as paints, clothes, and packaging.

News + PR contacts

PR Contacts

RocketSpace
Deann Sonoda
Email: dsonoda@rocketspace.com

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